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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Daily Weather Briefing for Sunday, March 10, 2019




TIME CHANGE TO DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME


If you forgot to move your clock ahead an hour last night, now is the time to do it.

Outlook

A cold front will move across our region from northwest to southeast today. High pressure will move from Iowa on Monday to off the East Coast by late Wednesday and keep us dry into midweek. The next cold front is expected to arrive from the west on Friday.


County Commissioners March 2019 Agenda Released

The Macon County Board of Commissioners will be holding their regular monthly meeting for March on Tuesday Night at 6pm in the Commissioner's Boardroom on the third floor of the county courthouse. Building access will be through the rear parking lot entrance. A copy of the agenda packet has been embedded here for your convenience.




THREE DAY GFS FORECAST
This animated image shows a forecast of precipitation, air pressure and thickness level (cold-air damming) for three days in six-hour increments.
Green, Yellow, and Red indicate rain. Orange and Purple Indicate Freezing Rain or other freezing precipitation. Blue indicates snow.




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Weather Hazards

Hazardous weather is not expected today. Wind gusts could be a bit high in the higher elevations.






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WEATHER FORECAST MAPS

Forecast maps for 7 am, 1 pm, and 7 pm.
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FRANKLIN AREA FORECAST

Today

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7am. Patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70. Winds out of the southwest 5 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Winds out of the northwest 3 to 5 mph.

Monday

Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm winds in the morning, the winds out of the northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

Monday Night

Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Light winds out of the northwest.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high in the low-to-mid 60s.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.


OTTO AREA FORECAST

Today

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 70. Winds out of the west 5 to 7 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Winds out of the northwest around 6 mph.

Monday

Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Winds out of the northwest 3 to 7 mph.

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Winds out of the northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high in the low-to-mid 60s.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low in the lower 40s.


HIGHLANDS PLATEAU FORECAST

Today

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Patchy fog in the morning. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 60. Winds out of the west 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Winds out of the northwest around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday

Partly sunny, with a high in the mid-50s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Winds out of the northwest around 9 mph.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.


NANTAHALA AREA FORECAST


Today

A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high in the lower 60s. Winds out of the west 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low in the mid-40s. Winds out of the northwest 5 to 7 mph.

Monday

Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Winds out of the northwest 3 to 7 mph.

Monday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low in the upper 30s. Winds out of the north 3 to 5 mph.

Tuesday

Mostly sunny, with a high in the upper 50s.

Tuesday Night

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.




Macon County Almanac for March 10, 2019

Highest Temperature 81°F in Franklin in 1974
Lowest Temperature 4°F in Highlands in 1932
Greatest Rainfall 1.95 inches in Highlands in 1913
Greatest Snowfall 7.0 inches in Nantahala in 1960


Weather Extremes for Macon County for the month of March
Data available from 1873 to 2018

Highest Temperature 86°F at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 03-15-1967
Lowest Temperature -7°F in Highlands on 03-07-1899
Greatest Rainfall 6.43 inches in Highlands on 03-29-1898
Greatest Snowfall 25.5 inches at the Coweeta Experimental Station on 03-13-1993






Published at 4:00 am on March 10, 2019

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